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Affordable Style, container garden, Garden, nature, recycling, small space gardening, succulents, terrarium, upcycling -

Up cycling and recycling are a huge deal in my household. I try to re-purpose or recycle as much and as often as possible. This morning I has a chance to up-cycle a broken soup bowl. [caption id="attachment_1355" align="aligncenter" width="400"] :([/caption] A little clue was all that was necessary to put this bowl back together. Once the glue was set, I placed some pebbles in the bottom of the bowl and planted a succulent. [caption id="attachment_1353" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Succulent[/caption] I added this beauty to my balcony garden - and it fits right in. My friends know that I am always...

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Affordable Style, DIY Tutorials, Garden, mod, terrarium, topiary, trash to treasure -

What would you do with and abundance of air plants and a burnt out light bulb? Here is what I did. [caption id="attachment_80" align="alignnone" width="410" caption="Light bulb air plant topiary"][/caption] I removed the top as well as the internal portions of the light bulb - (Click here for how to) - blinged it up a bit, etched some daises on the top portion and added some crushed shells and pebbles. I live on the beach in South FL. so shells are in abundance.   I grabbed some air plants from a tree in my back yard - another plentiful material...

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